For the third year in a row I’m taking a social media break. Find out the top three reasons why you should too.Read more "The Power of Disconnecting from The Net"
This is a guest blog post by Christopher Wallace, VP of Sales and Marketing for Amsterdam Printing. No matter what type of job you’re seeking (and how sharp you dress for your interview), nobody wants to hire someone who moonlights as a slovenly drunk. Even if you’re terrifically witty after a couple of pints, the […]Read more "Seven Social Media Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Hired"
In order to effectively serve the people who follow you on Twitter, you may find a need to change your Twitter handle. This is how and why you should do it without losing followers.Read more "How and Why to Change Your Twitter Handle Without Losing Followers"
The top 7 strategies I use to make Twitter one of the most effective tools in my social media, marketing and platform-building building arsenal.Read more "My Top Seven Twitter Tips"
In today’s globally connected, social media-crazed world, there is no reason why you shouldn’t go into a conversation with a potential client knowing as much about them as the FBI would know.Read more "Do Your Homework"
In our never ending quest to get more friends, more followers, and more, more, more, sometimes you just have to stop and realize how ridiculous it all is. This video is an excellent satire on our social media crazed “culture”.Read more "I Got So Many Friends I Broke Facebook"
I’m doing it again—taking a social media break. That’s right. You heard me (or rather, read me) right. I’m taking a break from the social media scene. This time though it’s a lot more structured and purposeful.Read more "Hasta La Vista Baby (Until September)"
There is so much information on the web. You get it coming at you from email, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Managing it all can be such a pain in the arse. So I love it when I come across tools that help me manage the content effectively, and and I way that makes sense. One such […]Read more "Feedly Is Your Online “Morning Paper”"
I got another productivity tool recommendation for y’all today. Xmarks. I discovered this a couple of months ago and I love, love, love it. If you work on multiple computers and/or multiple browsers, this is a must. What, you’re not using multiple browsers? Well, if you’re a professional creative, you should be!Read more "Xmarks Hits the Browser Bookmark Synching Spot"
Last week I wrote extensively about pricing strategies for your business. That series generated a lot of great discussion and follow up comments and emails. One person asked if I would write about hiring subcontractors. I already did three years ago. But, I think there’s a good follow up to that post worth addressing. Specifically […]Read more "How to Find and Keep Good Help"